Norfolk prize cross­word

Test your knowl­edge of the county with our prize cross­word and don’t for­get to en­ter the com­pe­ti­tion to win a year’s sub­scrip­tion to EDP Norfolk mag­a­zine

Norfolk - - Inside -

ACROSS

1 David …, singer and ac­tor who, be­fore he was fa­mous, ap­peared at Nor­wich Theatre Royal in 1967 (5)

4 Sam Clem­mett, who went to school at Thorpe St An­drew, plays Al­bus Severus Pot­ter in “… Pot­ter and the Cursed Child” (5)

8 … Film, multi-award win­ning video pro­duc­tion com­pany that was be­gun in a North Suffolk town but that is now based in Nor­wich (3)

9 … Hill is the most com­plete me­di­ae­val street in Nor­wich (3)

10 Thomas Fow­ell Bux­ton, who moved to Norfolk in his late teens and is buried in Over­strand, was a prom­i­nent 19th cen­tury cam­paigner against this evil trade (5)

11 … Lineker, for­mer Eng­land and Le­ices­ter City striker whose mother sup­ports The Ca­naries (4)

12 Norfolk is a city in Madi­son County in this Amer­i­can state (8)

14 “In Prin­ci­pio Erat Ver­bum”, trans­lated as “… be­gin­ning was the Word”, words on the King’s Lynn town sign (2, 3)

15 Kemp …, based in Kil­ver­stone, grow basil, chervil, chives, co­rian­der, pars­ley, mint, and rose­mary (5)

20 It is said that John of Gaunt once held the manor of Gim­ing­ham for a nom­i­nal rent of one … (8) 22 Si­mon Kind­ley­sides from Blofield hosted an episode of the TV show “… Dine With Me” with the help of a ro­botic ex­oskele­ton suit (4) 24 And 28 Across David … Ge­orge and Thomas … , two fa­mous peo­ple pho­tographed by Olive Edis from Sher­ing­ham (5 and 5) 25 Rob re­turned for a man? (3) 26 In 2013, Wy­mond­ham po­lice of­fi­cers tri­alled a re­turn to the tra­di­tional col­lar and … uni­form (3)

27 In 1904, Dr. Al­lan Glaisyer Minns was elected … of Thet­ford; he is thought to have been the first black per­son in Bri­tain to have held this post (5)

28 See 24 Across

DOWN

1 Copys Green Farm, Norfolk, won the Farm­ers’ Weekly Green … Farmer of the Year 2010 (6)

2 Ed …, singer whose ca­reer took off af­ter win­ning the 5th Next Big Thing com­pe­ti­tion or­gan­ised by the EDP, Even­ing News and Fu­ture Ra­dio (7)

3 Prox­ama, which is partly based in Nor­wich, de­ployed the first UK near-field com­mu­ni­ca­tions out­door me­dia cam­paign for the launch of the 2011 “…: First Class” movie (1-3)

4 In 2012, Cal­lum Brown from North Wal­sham won gold for … throw­ing at the English Schools’ Track and Field Cham­pi­onships (6)

5 Booton Com­mon, Cock­shoot Broad, Ring­stead Downs and Weet­ing Heath are all na­ture … in Norfolk (8)

6 “45 …”, film star­ring Char­lotte Ram­pling and Tom Courte­nay that was filmed in and around Nor­wich (5)

7 Fel­brigg Park has a V-shaped plan­ta­tion to com­mem­o­rate this fa­mous date in his­tory (1-1, 3)

13 The Acle and At­tle­bor­ough mar­kets are both held on this day of the week (8)

16 Type of fish once as­so­ci­ated with Yar­mouth (7)

17 In Norfolk di­alect, “titty-totty” means very … (5)

18 Ac­cess to the cock­pit of the Avro Vul­can … is some­times avail­able at the City of Nor­wich Avi­a­tion Mu­seum (6)

19 … Kyle, TV pre­sen­ter who vis­ited Nor­wich’s Prince of Wales Road for “The Kyle Files - Dan­gers Of A Night Out” (6)

21 “God moves in mys­te­ri­ous ways, His won­ders to per­form; He plants his foot­steps in the sea And rides upon the …”, Fa­mous hymn writ­ten by William Cow­per, some say af­ter watch­ing a vi­o­lent atmospheri­c dis­tur­bance at Hap­pis­burgh (5)

23 Nor­wich Cas­tle Keep is en­tered via the Bigod … (4)

SIM­PLE SO­LU­TION ACROSS

1 English county (5) 4 Man’s name (5) 8 Or­gan of sight (3) 9 Type of tree (3) 10 Some­one who is the le­gal prop­erty of some­one else (5) 11 Man’s name (4) 12 Mid­west­ern Amer­i­can state (8) 14 “… be­gin­ning was the Word’, open­ing words of St John’s gospel (2, 3) 15 Plants used to add flavour to food (5) 20 Ed­i­ble fun­gus (8) 22 To move to the place where you are (4) 24 David … Ge­orge, for­mer prime min­is­ter (5) 25 Steal – or lo­cal word for a male (3) 26 Worn around the neck (3) 27 Most im­por­tant elected of­fi­cial in a town or city (5) 28 Thomas …, au­thor of “Tess of the d’Ur­bervilles” (5)

DOWN

1 Power that pro­vides light and heat (6) 2 Ed …, singer from Fram­ling­ham (7) 3 Mu­tant su­per­heroes in Marvel comics that were turned into a film se­ries (1-3) 4 Tool (6) 5 Keeps back (8) 6 Pe­ri­ods of 365-6 days (5) 7 8th May 1945 (1-1, 3) 13 Day named af­ter the god Thor (8) 16 Large, whole herring, lightly salted and lightly smoked (7) 17 Not large (5) 18 Large mil­i­tary air­plane that drops bombs (6) 19 Man’s name (6) 21 When a lot of rain falls quickly, of­ten with strong winds and thun­der and light­ning (5) 23 A curved sym­met­ri­cal struc­ture that spans an open­ing (4)

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